Bilateral Projects

Through bilateral agreements, Japanese-style engineering education institutions were established in Malaysia, Egypt and India for the purpose of professional human resource development. As part of the Ritsumeikan Trust's efforts to actively contribute to the projects, Ritsumeikan dispatches professors, promotes academic exchange, receives students and implements training for university administrators.

Bilateral Projects

  • Malaysia Japan International Institute of Technology

    Malaysia Japan International Institute of Technology (MJIIT)

    With the aim to create an international hub of Japanese-style engineering education in Malaysia, Japanese and Malaysian governments agreed on the establishment of an independent institute within the University of Technology Malaysia (UTM). Japanese universities formed a consortium to provide support to the MJIIT's four departments (Electronic Systems Engineering, Mechanical Precision Engineering, Engineering and Green Technology and Management of Technology).

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  • Egypt-Japan University of Science and Technology

    Egypt-Japan University of Science and Technology (E-JUST)

    The missions of the university are as follows: to promote a Japanese style science and technology education in the Middle East and African countries, and to contribute to the development of human resources which will create new industries. Ritsumeikan plays an important role, especially in the area of university management.

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  • Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad

    Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad (IIT-H)

    In this project, based on the five priority fields agreed by the governments of India and Japan, various support programs, such as joint research initiatives, academic exchanges and campus development are carried out with the Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad.

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  • Vietnam-Japan University

    Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad (IIT-H)

    Vietnam-Japan University (VJU) is an institution that aims to develop highly-skilled human resources. VJU was established with the support of the Japanese government in September 2016. Ritsumeikan University provides support in the field of Environmental Engineering as a coordinator university.